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FOX News
Sep 11, 2010 2:00am EDT
program, dr. alvita king. alvita, it's so nice that you're here with us. >> thank you, judge. my grandfather, dr. martin luther king, sr. always said make it plain and i wanted to thank you for bringing clarity to all of the subjects and great to join you. >> it's a pleasure to work with you, alvita. the pastor of associated priests for life and the niece of dr. martin luther king, jr. her father, ad king, was martin luther king's brother and a crucial contributor to the civil rights movement in his own right. if you were at the restoring honor rally on 8:28 in our nation's capital or saw some of the coverage you might have seen her standing alongside glenn to help us take our country back. we'll show you some of the footage of dr. king from that spectacular day a little later. also, later, we're going to have dr. king read a nonviolence pledge written by her uncle, that can certainly still be used to combat much of the conflict we're facing today. but first, let's get going with this final crash course. as you know, one of glenn's key goals this past year has been to restore his
FOX News
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. martin luther king. there's malcolm x. malcolm x isn't dr. martin luther king. what's the difference? and what does this guy, this guy, and this guy have in common? because these things may be necessary for us now, as we go into the future. where are we headed and where are the answers? i have to tell you that about a year ago i was trying to figure out, 8-28. i was trying to figure out what was going on. what i was supposed to do, what i was supposed to talk about and people ask me all the time. where do we go from here? where is the guy? where is the president and where is the-- the more i went down the road of trying to figure things out, the more i realized that the answer isn't in washington, it's not in politics, it's in here. we have to fundamentally change ourselves. so, as i'm looking to the touch future, the thing i did a year ago, i went back to the beginning. i went to this guy. the first real revolutionary, moses and the ten commandments. so, we're going to have a discussion with people who know about these, these guys. with us, dr. alveda king, the director of african-a
CBS
Sep 15, 2010 4:30am PDT
, images like these helped dr. martin luther king win his movement. powerful images, poignant images and others intimate, all the work of the late earnest withers considered the original civil rights photographer. >> well, he was one of the best photographers that you want to know. and loved the movement. >> reporter: or did he? the "memphis commercial appeal" has unearthed secret fbi files. withers was also a paid snitch selling information and photographs to the fed n. one entry, dr. king checked into the lorraine motel prior to going to a strategy meeting. it was april 3rd, 1968, the day before king was murdered. the files refer to withers as me 338 r. the "r" stood for racial info informant. >> it's an act of betrayal to even let the fbi think that they could get someone from among us to do us harm. >> reporter: in the late '60s the fbi director j. edgar hoover seemed determined to destroy dr. king. everyone within the movement's leadership knew it. >> we always operated under the assumption that we were under the microscope and that our telephones were tapped. >> withers marched wit
CBS
Sep 15, 2010 4:00am EDT
and photographs to the fed n. one entry, dr. king checked into the lorraine motel prior to going to a strategy meeting. it was april 3rd, 1968, the day before king was murdered. the files refer to withers as me 338 r. >> it's an act of betrayal to even let the fbi think that they could get some word from among us to do us harm. >> reporter: in the late '60s the fbi director j. edgar hoover seemed determined to destroy dr. king. everyone within the move movement's leadership knew it. >> we always operated under the assumption that we were under the microscope and that our telephones were tapped. >> withers marched with dr. king, ate with him, sat in on strategy sessions with leaders of the movement. a known and trusted face, he had access and a camera. witt thers' doctor is as shocked as anyone. >> out of character for my father. that's not representatives of who he was as a man and what he stood for. >> reporter: memphis plans to open a museum for him next month. his photos so powerfully clear but not his motives. >>> meanwhile this morning on "the early show," analysis of last nigh
CNN
Sep 18, 2010 10:00am EDT
integration, skrix. he was even in dr. king's hotel room after he was assassinated. the legacy may come with a footnote. some one said he was a super informant that spilled details about rallies and leaders and jotted down license plate numbers this. they identified him by his informant number, his daughter, roslyn, says, she is not buying it. >> we as a family, none of us have ever heard anything like that. i don't believe it. i think this whole thing is based on one thing, which is a number and do we know that number was assigned to him? where is the proof of that? is that number only assigned to an individual or is it assigned to a project? there are so many speculations. >> a lot of speculations. family not buying it. let me bring in mark paraskia, the reporter who broke this story there in memphis. thanks for being here. let's pick up on the sound bite we heard from the family member. what makes you so sure? are you sure you got the right guy and are you sure he was up to what you say he was up to? >> t.j., we have the right guy. mr. withers was, after he had been an informant, yea
WETA
Sep 3, 2010 8:30pm EDT
time was had byll. he bht up dr. martin luthe king's namery timed. i could not quite get that went together. >> the religious aspect ofs s real. ouchedople there. as a leader, glen bec'sgab is what he calls social justice. any time you hear a priest o minister or rabbientionl justice, r of that charg report and to the bishop and fire him. this is contrary what most people take as the chran message which wasthew 25, was hungry, you said , when i was thirsty you k. that seemso be apathetic about i hets liberation which john paul ii opposed well. >> that is the problem. the cathol church and the gy in ameri has nothing do with christianity. every sunday at my church, we pray for people who are oppressed. that is because pe are oppressed. beck says that is wha liberation theology as all. about a he should be concerned about the soulthe individual. he does not know what he is talking about. >> i am not an expert on intra- christian theologicalputes. would encouragee: friendcolby that hes cled of his sense and will not have to go to church. >> d not takke it past weday. >> the atic a won
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, selling information and photographs to the feds. one entry "dr. king checked into the lorraine motel prior to going to a strategy meeting." it was april 3, 1968, the day before king was murdered. the files refer to withers as "m.e. 33r." the "r" stood for "racial informant. >> it's an act of betrayal to even let the f.b.i. think that they could get someone from among us to do us harm. >> reporter: in the late '06s, f.b.i. director j. edgar hoover seemed determined to destroy dr. king. everyone was in the movement within the movement's leadership knew it. >> we always operated under the assumption that we were under the microscope and that our telephones were tapped. >> reporter: withers marched with dr. king, ate with him, sat in on strategy sessions with leaders of the movement. a known and trusted face, he had access to w a camera. withers' daughter is as shocked as everyone. >> out of kharker if for my father. that's not a representative of who he was as a man and what he stood for. >> reporter: memphis planned to open an earnest withers museum next month. his photos some powerful
SFGTV2
Sep 2, 2010 10:30am PDT
went--" in this wonderful, whispery voice, "i went to an event with dr. king, "and when i arrived there, there was a large man, "a sheriff, who looked at me with hatred, "with real anger in his eyes. "and i couldn't help but notice him, "but i ignored him, and i went on to do what we came to do. "dr. king spoke. i sang. "we did what we had come to do. when i came back into the holding pen--" he called it, in the back, he said, "this man came up and tried to speak to me, "and he couldn't speak to me. "there was something he wanted to say, "but he could not speak, and he walked away. "and i was fascinated. "i wanted to know what he had been trying to tell me. "the next morning, i was in the hotel, and i was checking out--" i'm speaking as harry here, and he says, "and there was an envelope for me. "i took the envelope; it was very heavy. "i opened it up, and i poured out, "and there were six bullets in the envelope and a note, "and the note said, "i give you the bullets from my gun. "you and dr. king have shown me that violence is not the way. "i will try to find something more usef
PBS
Sep 4, 2010 1:30am EDT
skeptical going in. he said he found it rather remarkable that glen beck spoke about dr. king incredibly respectfully as an american hero and said he sounded sincere. if he was in, that was an odd way to appeal to 300,000 begets. i think it is encouraging you had him accepted in a crowd where everyone has said that the tea party is racist or a supplely a racist. there is unanimity in the country about dr. king. >> see you next week ♪ ♪ for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
erected by the chinese. >> the human rights violations have smacked in the face of what dr. king stood for. >> a skilled chinese sculptor was selected to carve a grand. a sculpting team was planning over to -- planning to come over come up but one analyst said it is an accepted to have foreigners doing the work. >> with such high unemployment in america, we don't need to hire anyone from outside the country. >> the union says the federal government should be prioritizing americans for every job right now. they have asked secretary clinton to the nine chinese workers there visas. >> they are more than qualified. they are willing to come to work and have the privilege to work on the monument. >> we reached out to the project for a statement but they did not provide us with one. >> a beautiful day today. >> exceptionally dry. if you have been watching the weather and straight through you are entitled to say i am obsessive compulsive about this dew point and humidity. it is like being in july in phoenix. >>, down. >> it is crazy stuff. the weatherbug and make a few stops. 83 degrees right
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 11:00pm EDT
been a mistake in the president's drug. the quote apparently does not originate with dr. king. it was first set by activist theodore parker. -- it was first said. >> in september, the skies clear out, and the humidity drops. western maryland, 47 degrees. dropping another 10 degrees or so. no advisories for any parts of the area. in north arlington, 62 degrees after a high of 79. no rain to speak of. that could change for next weekend. high temperatures, 82 degrees, one degree below average for this time of year. the record was 1981 -- 1881, 97 degrees. hagerstown 65 degrees, and in ocean city, a cool 56 degrees. mainly clear skies. high pressure will move just off of the coast, and even hotter air is on tuesday and wednesday. the high temperature, are you ready, near 90 degrees. wisconsin, michigan, showers and thunderstorms. the mid-atlantic looking at kwai and dry conditions. clear and dry in the mountains -- the midlantic looking clear and dry. heitor air-to-air rise. -- hotter air to arrive. temperatures are going to court to the lower 80's at the end of the work week. temperature
WHUT
Sep 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in the faith in my elders. i've had extraordinary role models. both my parents. dr. king, dr. benjamin e. mayes, ela baker. i've been blessed with people with great faith and great grit. they never stopped working, they knew you could never give up. you did not always have to win, you just had to get up every morning and do the best you could. i've seen enough of the fruits of labor. i look at the young people we've celebrated who beat the odds against homelessness and violence and horrible things that should not exist for children. i watch how one caring person can reach out and make a difference and i've watched them become lawyers, doctors, peace core volunteers, and parents. it reminds me that you don't have a right to give up on any child or any human being. second, that you have to keep trying, getting up in the morning. you plant that seed. some of them will grow and some of them will not. you take that first step in faith and leave the rest to god. i've seen extraordinary changes over the last 35 or 40 years. i want to work my way out of business, but not until we lea
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
dr. king, you know that dr. king would be right up on the board with van jones and color of change and all the other people that beck has gone after. >> why is it then when liberals are passionate, we're labeled as angry? yet when conservatives get passionate, they're just great americans? is this just a conversational trip that these folks are on, what do you think? >> well, it's the fact that they're always playing offense and they're always looking at a way to attack. if they can attack our messengers, which they do over and over again, whether they attack you, ed, or the unions or a.c.o.r.n. or they attack the way we deliver our message, it effectively puts them on offense. one of the things that we need to keep doing is find a way for progressives to go on the offense so we're not always reacting. but, you know, the fact that he can go out and slander and accuse, the hypocrisy, the justification, all in the name of religion is frankly disgusting. >> ronlts, if i decide to march on washington, i know i can count on you for promotion. >> ed, if you march on washington, you have
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
been that unifying at 8-28 and not distorting dr. king's message. dolores really has it down. dr. king would be proud of her, i guess. so how did she get to the schools in the first place? because of this guy. congressman from arizona. he brought her in to speak. do we have his picture? there he is. yeah. he brought her in to speak. yeah. raul is close with dolores. so close, in fact, he went to her 80th birthday party recently back on august 13. it was a great party. everyone was there. hida solis, martin sheen, jodie evans from code pink. she was involved with bill ayers' wife, too, on the flotilla thing. oh, and carlos santana. now, there is one other person that was there. i mean, would any party really be complete without van jones? oh, yeah. and there was a taped tribute from president obama, himself. that's great. socialist. leader of the democratic socialist party. in the labor department. who is formally indoctrinating our kids on the wonders of hugo chavez and cuba, and the president sending her birthday message and van jones and everybody else is there. and telling our
NBC
Sep 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
rally and that rally he in commemoration of dr. martin luther king's i have a dream speech. now the two rallies annoued this week could well provide some much-needed comic relief for a city and certainly for a nation broiled in tense political back and forthright ow. we did find one local resident who said she probably would attend. >> yeah, i think that could be a relief especially here where thin can get pretty tense and in light of glenn beck. some people would enjoy laugh and another way to look at things. >> reporter: a lot of the brouhaha surroundi the last rally was the date. the beck rally was held the grounds of the lincoln merial on the anniversary of dr. king's i have a dream speech. well, colbert and stewart say they have chosen october 30th because they are dates of no particular significance and we're showing you some information now about the time and place of these planned rallies. of course one day later they may have endured the wrath of halloween. hopefully that won't happen. we heard from the park service earlier who sa the permits for these rallies have not been
CBS
Sep 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
justice. the rug and many believe martin luther king junior said that instead it was theodore parker. dr. king was an admirer of parker. no word if the rug will be corrected. >>> it is 6:37. >>> up next the land of the lost bags. in seven minutes, we take you to see the lost and found at national airport. wait until you hear one of the most bizarre things reported missing. >>> right now our focus on virginia's weather and traffic. beginning with howard. >> a chilly morning across parts of virginia. got off the phone with charlie in catlett. 49 there and 73 in reedville on the bay. so you have that big difference going on. all right. we have clear skies this morning. the temperatures in the 40s and 50s to start your day. as we get to 9:00, sunshine and 62 culpeper. leesburg 63. fairfax 64. we will add 10 to 15 by lunchtime pushing the upper 70s and top off 80 to 85. kris sneed is watching the virginia roads for you. >> if you plan to do labor day shopping this weekend we will check out route 7 at tysons corner, clear right now. if you plan to go to fair oaks mall on fairfax, route 50 and
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
theodore parker. the white house is weighed in on the issue. press secretary robert gibbs said dr. king did speak the words as he was inspired by parker and there are no plans to change the rug. >>> up next, relationship advice from a couple who's been together other a half century. >>> how does a couple stay married for 52 years? >> by doing whatever she tell me to do. >> smart man. >>> in six minutes, tips for those considering marriage. learn what you should be thinking about that you are probably not. right now we are thinking of virginia's weather and traffic a. let's start with howard. >> good morning. i want to show you live doppler 9000 hd because there are a few sprinkles and i mean light sprinkles. few and far between. we are finding them there in southern loudoun county, approaching dulles but diminishing a few in faulkier county and to the south and west approaching madison right now. that's it. go the weather maps and talk about virginia today. we are looking at temperatures in the 70s. few 60s an the early sprinkle. we will see more sunshine as the day progresses. in the mid-8
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
, that is not just to let a problem, that is an american problem. we have to solve it. [applause] dr. king spoke to cesar chavez those many years ago. he said our separate struggles are really one. that trip became painfully clear when less than one week after i had appeared before the chc, some of the biggest wall street firms collapsed and the bottom fell out of our economy. millions of families across america were plunged into the deepest recession of our lifetimes. the latino community that had been hard hit before the recession was hit even harder. when i took office, i insisted that we could only rebuild our economy if we start growing the economy for all of our people, not just some of our people. [applause] if we provided economic security for all of our working families, all across america. we had to renew the fundamental idea that everybody in america, everybody in america has a chance to make it a try. , no matter who they try, no matter what they look like, no matter where they come from, or where they were born. that is the idea. the chance to make of our lives what we w
FOX
Sep 6, 2010 7:00am PDT
large other the beige bug with quotes all over it from famous people. the writing from dr. king is not his. >> the quote is -- it's "the ark of the moral universe is long but it tends towards justice." he -- i don't say it as well as he did, but he used that quite a bit in his speeches. >>> let's check in with sal. not much talking about traffic but the maximum enforcement is still on for people on the road. >> that's right. for one more day tori and dave. the chp is doing their maximum period to have more enforcement. on days like today, there tend to be more high-speed crashes when there's no traffic. that's why sometimes these holiday weekend crashes tend to be pretty severe. 880 north and southbound. wide open freeways. this morning's commute is okay at the bay bridge. it's a commute for some, not for many on this holiday weekend. westbound traffic looks good getting into san francisco. now, here's mark. good morning to you. we do have mostly clear skies over most of the bay area for your labor day. today will be the warmest day of the entire week. there's san francisco out in
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
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CNN
Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
earnest withers you know his photos. he captured bust segregation and strikes and in dr. king's who real room hours after he was assassinated a. memphis commercial appeal calls withers a super informant, within who reportedly spilled delays of rallies, leaders and jotted down license numbers and identified him in documents by the informant number. me-338-r. his daughter rosalyn said she just doesn't buy it. >> we as a family none of us heard anything like that. we don't believe it. i think the whole thing is based on one thing which is a number. and we know that number was assigned to him. where's the proof of that? you know, it's -- is that number only assigned to an individual or is it assigned to a project? it's just so many speculations. >> a historian and author of several books about spying joining me live from milwaukee. so you have actually studied the documents and you have called this a, quote, an amazing betrayal. why? >> well, because, he was so trusted and he had access to individuals within the civil rights movement and as a photographer he was taking photos and passing the
ABC
Sep 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
american preachers. dr. martin luther king jr. said dundas daughter is part of the clergy. -- daughter is part of the clergy. >> he has a relationship with different times at different places with whoever he wants. >> is a turn at -- his attorney adamantly denied accusations. >> canadian residents are drying out after each work and went ashore. -- after igor came onshore. elderly man may have been swept away in the floods when his driveway collapsed. so many roads were flooded. the storm dumped several inches of rain. >> we have talked about this for 16 days. finally in the sizzling out. this will go down as the fourth hottest summer for the united states on record. >> we have to it 90 five more times. >> it looks like we'll do that today, tomorrow, and friday. looking outside at this all work, it is quiet aq)y right now. a little bit hazy with the humidity. you will ñefinitely notice it, especially compared to yesterday and the day !efore when it was beautiful and drive. the skies are beginning to cloud up just a little bit. e will see potentiac marshall is 90 degrees.+ actual temper
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
dr. king's great mission. let me say when those veterans come home, they deserve four things, a job, public or private, a commitment to forgive the loans of their children in school and long-term counseling. that's why what mr. simpson said was so insulting. these veterans deserve a job, security for their children, a house and long-term counselling. >> finally i want to bring up the police superintendent in chicago, jodie wise met with gang leaders, it's being viewed as a very controversial meeting. what are your thoughts on that? they have said we're going to lock you all up and almost make it a police state. but many people think they shouldn't even be talk together gang leaders. the leaders are saying they want jobs and they want federal help and if they got that, things would turn around. where do you come down on all of that? >> whoever he can talk with legally that can help stop the killing, talk to them. we talked to the koreans. talking is important. also, jobs matter. a form of housing matters. education matters. somehow we have dismissed our obligation by making stability
KOFY
Aug 31, 2010 9:00pm PDT
previous presidents aund and one quote from dr. king junior. and one quote from lincoln gettysburg address. the government of the people by the people and for the people. many. >> on to some consumer news. many worry computer hacker mate get hold of our personal information. happens all the time. but what if you were the one receiving someone else's information? story now from 7 on your side makeal finney. >> him if rob yo is a regular best buy kevrment he has a store account an often 7s e-mails from the company. nothing unusual. until one day reuben received a different customer e-mail. >> i don't know why this come to me but i'm not virginia black. i'm reuben. >>reporter: his e-mail contained receipt for product he didn't buy. the purchase was made in michigan. by a woman he didn't know. by the name of virginia black. right away reuben figured the worst. >> the identity theft. somebody took my card. somebody making purchases on my card? my name. >>reporter: he called best buy and the store assured him no one had used his account. company programsed to find out why it received som
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 11:00am EDT
power of the agenda, lbj and dr. king and also since senate republicans are holding up the issue of cobell and for d two, can you make any assurances before you leave office that you will make sure that those awards are funded? >> let me take the second question first for those that weren't familiar, cobell and pickford relate to settlements surrounding historic discrimination against minority farmers who weren't oftentimes provided the same benefits as everybody else under the usda. it is a fair settlement. it is a just settlement. we think it is important for congress to naufund that settlement. we are going to continue to make it a priority. with respect to the history of fighting poverty, you know, i got my start in public service as a community organizer working in the shadow of steel plants that have been closed in some of the poorest neighborhoods on the south side of chicago. that's what led me to want to serve. i am constantly thinking about how do we create ladders for communities and individuals to climb into the middle class. now, i think the history of anti-poverty effo
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 11:00am EDT
relates to the poverty agenda meaning lbj and dr. king and also senate republicans are holding up the issue of cobel, can you make any assurances before you leave office that you'll make sure those awards are funded? >> let me take the second question first. for those who aren't familiar, cobel and pickford relate to settlements surrounding historic discrimination against minority farmers who weren't oftentimes provided the same benefits as everybody else under the usda. it is a fair settlement. it is a just settlement. we think it's important for congress to fund that settlement. we're going to continue to make it a priority. with respect to the history of fighting poverty, you know, i got my start in public service as a community organizer working in the shadow steal plants that have been closed in some of the poorest neighborhoods on the south side of chicago. that's what led me to want to serve. and, so, you know, i am constantly thinking about how do we create ladders for communities and individuals to climb into the middle class. now, i think the history of antipoverty effor
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2010 6:00am EDT
your efforts at reviewing history as it relates to the poverty agenda, meaning lbj and dr. king? and also, since senate republicans are holding up the issue of cobell and pigford, too, can you make any assurances before you leave office that you will make sure that those awards are funded? >> let me take the second question first. for those who aren't familiar, cobell and pigford relate to settlements surrounding historic discrimination against minority farmers who weren't oftentimes provided the same benefits as everybody else under the usda. it is a fair settlement. it is a just settlement. we think it's important for congress to fund that settlement. we're going to continue to make it a priority. with respect to the history of fighting poverty, i got my start in public service as a community organizer working in the shadow steel plants that had been closed in some of the poorest neighborhoods on the south side of chicago. that's what led me to want to serve. and so i am constantly thinking about how do we create ladders for communities and individuals to climb into the middle clas
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2010 12:30am EDT
education. it had been years since selma and montgomery, since dr. king had told america of his dream -- all of it culminating in the passage of the civil rights act and the voting rights act. the founders of this caucus could look back and feel pride in the progress that had been made. they could feel confident that america was finally moving in the right direction. but they knew they couldn't afford to rest on their laurels. they couldn't be complacent. there were still too many inequalities to be eliminated. too many injustices to be overturned. too many wrongs to be righted. that's why the cbc was formed -- to right wrongs; to be the conscience of the congress. and at the very first cbc dinner, the great actor and activist, ossie davis, told the audience america was at a crossroad. and although his speech was magnificent and eloquent, he boiled his message down to a nice little phrase when it came to how america would move forward. he said, "it's not the man, it's the plan." it's not the man, it's the plan. that was true 40 years ago. it is true today. [applause] we all understood
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> it's been pointed out that dr. king himself often pointed to the fact that these were the words of dr. theodore parker, an abolitionist. is parker -- was the president aware of these antecedents? >> i have not -- mark, i have -- we have not covered the rug today in our discussions. i would say this. i read some of the back-and- forth on this. i read the column in the post, which we certainly all learn a lot of important history on. again, i'd point out that i think what king said and what parker said are not the same thing. what's on the rug is what dr. king had said. >> does the president or does the white house not believe that parker should get some credit for -- >> well, nobody gets credit on the rug. i mean, there's -- i mean, it's just the quotes. i don't -- and mark, i have to say, if i see you in there writing on the rug, you're going to be in a lot of trouble. i'm just -- i want to get that sort of out before -- >> the names aren't -- i haven't seen the rug, but the names aren't on -- >> no, i think it's just around the edges. yes, ma'am. >> robert, today charlie cook j
WHUT
Sep 26, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, who was a colleague of dr. martin luther king during the civil lights movement in this country has been to palestine and done training for love thigh neighbor. they have trained many individuals throughout the west bank in non-violent training. this past october, we went to ramallah, and one week, we did a leadership training with the graduates of the king and non-violence training. those participants were well-schooled in the principles of martin luther king, the six principles that he propounded. they are going into their communities and raising awareness in their communities about what to do. they are looking at the situation from a very peaceful, through a very peaceful lens and perspective. those are very positive things going on. that's only one organization that's doing that. there are others that are also involved in non-violent training. >> so everything that you have said today it would seem that the grassroots non-violent peace and justice movement is growing both in israel in the palestinian territories and here in the united states. one can only hope that it has the ef
NBC
Sep 14, 2010 5:30pm PDT
informant on the likes of the reverend dr. martin luther king jr. and others. our own ron mott has more on these revelations about the photographer ernest withers and the reaction to it. >> reporter: the times were turbulent, the nation was on everyone and he was there, up close and personal. the pictures he took during the civil rights movement, unlike anyone else's, he had tremendous access, yet none of his famous and not so famous subjects knew he was collecting more than snapshots, the centerpiece of a special report called double exposure in the memphis commercial appeal, withers was also allegedly on the payroll of j. edgar hoover's fbi as informant number me338r. withers died three years ago. >> what was going on in the heart of a man who was a strong believer and supporter of civil rights but at the same time was working hand-in-hand with the fbi? >> reporter: the newspaper used federal documents to chronicle withers' front lines of coverage of the civil rights movement. >> anybody who might possibly threaten the establishment or might be a celebrity of any kind and this wa
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
donation to a charity book sale in iowa. an original signed copy of dr. martin luther king jr. 's first book. the book called stride toward freedom was published in 1958, 10 years before being shot to death in memphis, tennessee, and even though it'sment to raise money for charity, the magnitude has charity volunteers in awe. >> it's amazing to me that i can hold the book and look that it's some time in the past, martzin luther king held the book. >> the book's value was appraised between 15 and $2,500. the charity is hoping that it will sell at auction for 1800. >>> and thanks for joining us at 5. the news edge at 6 starts right now. >>> right off the top, new information about the hostage standoff that payrola -- paralyzed silver spring. james lee was carrying starter pistols, not handguns when he took three hostages. the police spent hours southern california searching a house wher
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am PDT
relates to the poverty agenda, meaning lbj and dr. king, and also since senate republicans are holding up the issue of colbell, can you make any assurances before you leave office that you will make sure that those awards are funded? >> let me take the second question first. for those who are not familiar, that relates to a settlement surrounding historic discrimination against minority farmers who weren't oftentimes provided the same benefits as everybody else under the usda. it is a fair settlement. it's a just settlement. we think it's important for congress to fund that settlement. we're going to continue to make it a priority. with respect to the history of fighting poverty, you know, i got my start in public service as a community organizer working in the shadow steel plant that had been closed in some of the poorest neab poorest neighborhoods on the south side of chicago. that's what led me to want to serve. and so i am constantly thinking about how do we create ladders for communities and individuals to climb into the middle class. now, i think the history of anti-poverty efforts
CNN
Sep 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
ear, too. an ear for the fbi keeping tabs on dr. king and many others. withers family is talking about the revelation and say they just can't believe it. rn will make y. ♪ make you re-examine your approach. change your line. innovate. and create one of the world's fastest-reacting suspensions, reading the road 1,000 times per second. it's the turn that leads you somewhere new. introducing the new 2011 cts-v coupe. from cadillac. the new standard of the world. ♪ now the healing power of touch just got more powerful. introducing precise from the makers of tylenol. precise pain relieving heat patch activates sensory receptors. it helps block pain signals for deep penetrating relief you can feel precisely where you need it most. precise. only from the makers of tylenol. precise. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fun
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am PDT
revealing history as it relates to the part of the agenda, lbj and dr. king. and also since senate republicans are holding up the issue of colbell, you can make sure before you leave office that you can make sure those awards are funded? >> for those of you who aren't relate to settlements surrounding historic discrimination against minority farmers who weren't oftentimes provided the same benefits as everybody else under the it is a fair settlement. it's a just settlement. we think it's important for congress to fund that settlement. we're going to continue to make it a priority. with respect to the history of fighting poverty. you know, i got my start in public service as a community organizer working in the shadowed steel plants that have poorest neighborhoods in the south side of the chicago. that's what led me to want to serve. and so, you know, i'm constantly thinking about how do we create individuals to climb into the middle class. now, i think the history of anti-poverty efforts is that the most important anti-poverty effort is growing the economy and making sure there are
FOX News
Sep 26, 2010 12:00pm EDT
united states, found that inspiration. >> shannon: dr. king and gandhi as well are part of the movie, too. >> yes. that came out of them. they made the references. i was fascinated, because they had brought it up and they had sort of adopted those things. and if you look at it, it makes a lot of sense. with gandhi, he made it impossible for britain to stay in india. but he also made it possible for britain to leave. because he allowed them to have dignity. in non-violence, he gave identity to the indian people and for the palestinians to look at this, for people to be finding this, and with their courage asserting it, that i think is the real hope. that's what we would love to bring to the college campuses everywhere. >> shannon: which is what you are doing. you were here in georgetown in washington but you are going around the country screening the movie, having the panel discussions. how has it been received? >> it's been great. we find the college audience is hope and looking for answers. not satisfied with the status quo. people are not satisfied with the political soluons. as you cov
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